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The Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) is hosting a meeting with government officials to identify the key blockages to affordable Internet in Mozambique.
Most internet traffic in Zimbabwe is not local to local (67% goes undersea to London). Local content is needed (networks providers and content providers can partner), along with network peering and IXPs. But, data centres require power and connectivity.
The 3rd Nigeria Internet Governance Forum (NIGF) was held in June 2014, focusing on the theme of youth empowerment.
The Mozambican Government has made reforms to support national Internet development. Despite these steps, the nation still lags much of the continent in terms of connectivity.
A World Bank report on the state of the Middle East and North Africa’s broadband landscape examines how to develop each market through a combination of policy, infrastructure, and competition.
Nine recommendations to guide Africa’s ICT development include open data, more local content, infrastructure projects, and public-private partnerships.